Kenya Trip 2017: Week 2, Day 3

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 2, Day 3

On Day 3, the TGE team visited a children’s home called Ebenezer. Since it was located in the slums, the girls wore long skirts. I didn’t pack enough long skirts, so all the ladies shared while we adjusted. It’s taken 3 days to “get used” …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 2, Day 2

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 2, Day 2

On Sunday morning, half of the team went to church with the Morning Stars children, while the other half worked on miscellaneous projects around the campus: chopping firewood, tidying the meeting area, preparing the week’s activities, sorting out supplies. I was part of the group …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 2, Day 1

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 2, Day 1

The whole second group is here, and there are 16 of us! We start our week with breakfast and a tour of Morning Stars Ministries– our home for the next week. Before making name badges and mingling for the first time, each person is asked …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 6

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 6

Today was a down day for TGE. After a busy kick-off to the first team’s week in Kenya, it was time for a little excursion.Amy, Ming, Bett, John, Reanna, and Christopher went with Francis and Michael to the Giraffe Center in Nairobi. This center was …

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 5

Kenya Trip 2017: Week 1, Day 5

Today was a brand-new venture for the Giving Exchange. After breakfast, we took off to visit the Bahati Boys Rehabilitation Center outside of Nairobi. This gov’t facility takes boys off the streets who have varied backgrounds from drug abuse to bad family living situations and …